State AmeriCorps Programs 

Program: Alternative Classroom Experience/Summer Camp

Description: Residential educational and social development for school-age children in central Arkansas.

Sponsor: Kiwanis Activities, Inc. (Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp)

Contact: Binky Martin-Tollette

Address: 5512 Ferndale Cutoff Rd., Little Rock, AR 72223

Phone: 501-821-3714 | Fax: 501-821-2629 | email

Program: Arkansas GardenCorps

Description: Provide nutrition education and manage gardens in school and communities around the state.

Sponsor: Arkansas Children's Research Institute

Contact: Emily English, Program Director

Address: 1 Children's Way, Slot 512-26, Little Rock, AR 72202

Phone: 501-364-3390 | Fax: 501-364-1950 | email

Program: Arkansas Reads

Description: Statewide adult literacy and English as a second language tutoring.

Sponsor: Arkansas Literacy Councils, Inc.

Contact: Belinda Sanders, Program Director

Contact: Nancy Leonhardt, ALC Executive Director

Address: 801 S. Louisiana St., Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: 501-907-2490 | Fax: 501-907-2492 | email | email

Program: Boys and Girls Club of Central AR

Description: Support 1st grade through 12th grade youth engagement, service learning strategies and summer programing that help achieve academic and behavioral outcomes for studendts in low-achieving elementary, middle, and high schools.

Sponsor: Boys and Girls Club of Central Arkasnas

Contact: Cindy Doramus, CEO

Address: 1616 W. 3rd Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

Phone: 501-666-8816 | email

Program: City of Little Rock AmeriCorps Program

Sponsor: City of Little Rock

Contact: Dr. Kimberly Adams, Program Director

Address: 500 West Markham, Room 120W Little Rock, AR  72201

Phone: 501-371-4731 | email

Program: Coordinated School Health Program

Description: Provide in-school physical activity, health knowledge and skills to make healthy life choices to 1st-5th graders.

Sponsor: Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative 

Contact: Jenny Saterlee/Jeri Craven, Co-Directors

Address: 1022 Scogin Drive, Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-4869 | Fax: 870-367-9877 | email | email

Program: Future Teacher Initiative

Description: Early childhood educational development to prepare children for school.

Sponsor: Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative 

Contact: Kim Pesaresi/Candace Howard, Co-Directors

Address: 1022 Scogin Drive, Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-4830 | Fax: 870-367-9877 | email | email

Program: Girl Scouts—Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas (Planning Grant)Image result for WWW.GIRLSCOUTSDIAMONDS.ORG

Description: Planning grant will develop an AmeriCorps program to engage members to serve girls in poorly performing school districts grades K-12 focusing in the area of education.

Contact: Grier Pegram, Program Director

Address: 11311 Arcade Drive, Little Rock, AR 72212

Phone: 800-632-6894 ext. 6235 l email


Program: Our House, Inc.

Description: Provide job placement services, job support, training and other services to unemployed and underemployed homeless or near-homeless adults; school-readiness interventions, developmental support and educational programming for pre-school children who are homeless or near home-less.

Sponsor: Our House, Inc.

Contact: Maureen Martin/Joy Ritchie

Address: 302 E. Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72206

Phone: 501-374-7383, ext. 238 | email | email

Program: Smart Start

Description: Math and literacy tutoring and mentoring for school-age children in southeast Arkansas.

Sponsor: Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative

Contact: Jenny Satterlee, Program Director

Address: 1022 Scogin Drive, Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-4825 | Fax: 870-367-9877 | email

Program: Teach for America – Arkansas

Sponsor: Teach for America – Arkansas 

Contact: Tamela Garth, Program Director

Address: 1 World Avenue, 3rd Floor, Little Rock, AR 72202

Phone: 501-404-4051 | email


Program: United Way of Northwest ArkansasImage result for WWW.UNITEDWAYNWA.ORG

Description: AmeriCorps members will provide capacity building services for expanding the Arkansas 2-1-1 system to all counties in the state. 

Contact: Carlos Garbutt, Program Director

Address: 100 Parkwood Street, Lowell, AR 72745

Phone: 479-750-1221 | email